WEBINAR: Measuring empowerment of women and girls – the what and the how

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research is hosting a webinar about how to measure empowerment among women and girls. Date: Monday, January 29, 2018 Time: 3.00 - 4.15 p.m. Central European Time (CET) Click here to register. SUMMARY: The measurement of empowerment of women and girls has gained renewed attention over the past years resulting in a host of new >> Read more

WEBINARS: CGIAR Agriculture and Women Webinars

The CGIAR Collaborative Platform for Gender Research will be hosting several upcoming webinars in early 2018. Upcoming webinars include: January 2018 (TBD): A Framework for Measuring Women’s Empowerment, to be presented by Anouka van Eerdewijk at the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) in Amsterdam. January 27, 2018: More than a seat at the table: Strengthening women’s >> Read more

Seminar and Webinar: Women and War: Securing a more Peaceful Future with the Wilson Center

The Wilson Center is hosting a Seminar about women and post-conflict reconstruction. SUMMARY: Women’s participation is key to peace: Peace processes that include women are more successful and sustainable, and societies that empower women are more peaceful than those that do not. But lack of access to women’s health services can keep women from fully participating >> Read more

WEBINAR: FAO-UNITAR online course on “Gender-Sensitive Value Chains”

Course Title: FAO-UNITAR online course on "Gender-Sensitive Value Chains" Course Dates: February 12 to March 9, 2018 Language: The online course will be conducted in English language only Registration Status: OPEN | Register HERE (Deadline January 26, 2018) Fees: The course is offered free of charge. Limited slots are available and will be subject to >> Read more

EVENT: Gender Sensitive Value Chains from FAO-UNITAR

The course is free. Limited slots are available, and FAO will select enrollees. Please register early to be considered. Course dates: February 12 to March 9, 2018 Registration deadline: January 26, 2018 Course summary (from UNITAR's website): In recent years, trade liberalization, globalization, technological advancement and other major trends have brought important changes to agricultural >> Read more

EVENT: Training course in Gender-Responsive Legume Breeding 

GREAT (Gender-Responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation) is hosting a training course about legume breeding that integrates gender. Training course: Gender-Responsive Legume Breeding Open to interdisciplinary teams of 2-3 agricultural researchers working on research for development projects in sub-Saharan Africa Teams must consist of at least at least one biophysical scientist (e.g., plant breeder) and >> Read more

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize

ABOUT THE BOOK PRIZE (from their website): The International Association for Feminist Economics announces the Suraj Mal and Shyama Devi Agarwal Book Prize to be awarded biennially for a work of original scholarship in the field of feminist economics. The prize has been established by Bina Agarwal (IAFFE’s first President from the Global South) to >> Read more

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: Learning Forum about Gender and Cash-based programming in Africa

The Cash Learning Partnership is hosting a learning forum about gender and cash-based programming in Africa. There is a call for presenters, with more information accessible here. The deadline for submissions is December 17, 2017. Summary of event, copied from the call for presenters: This regional learning event will bring together people interested in gender, cash >> Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS: Food Security Network Webinars

The Food Security Network has a handful of gender-related webinars coming up soon. Click the links below for more information. Friday 1 December, in-person event, Washington, DC, 10:00-11:30am, Connecting the Dots: Exploring the Intersection of Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children Wednesday 6 December, webinar, 9:30-11:00am (-5GMT), Integrating Gender, Climate Change, and Nutrition in Development Programming Wednesday >> Read more

WEB RESOURCES: What have we learned about the WEAI?

Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) recently hosted a webinar about lessons learned from the WEAI. You can watch here: https://pim.cgiar.org/2017/10/27/webinar-the-womens-empowerment-in-agriculture-index-what-have-we-learned/ Summary of the webinar, from the PIM website: The Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI), a survey-based tool launched in 2012, has been widely used to measure and understand women’s empowerment and inclusion in the agricultural sector. The >> Read more